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Oct 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
can start figuring that out sooner. in fact, by thinking about where you want your education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. [ man ] and what did you think? i loved it. why? 'cause it's a toyota, of course! i want a car that's gonna last me for a little while. ♪ i like the bells and whistles. that's my favorite part about the car. i like the navigation. i like the entune. and it's fast. [ male announcer ] see ja ne't's story and more at the camry effect. from toyota. ♪ >>> if you want to be safe, savvy and simple. >> why did you throat safe in? >> monday we showed you a better way to make a blt which i personally did. >> yeah. >> move over, bacon, because this morning we're tackling tacos. when among us has not grabbed a taco that -- you eat it. >> and the whole thing falls. >> look at this. >> this is a disaster, like an epa super fund site. >> pretty good at eating tacko, done this way. >> do it this way, make sure your mouth is full. put a lettuce life in there, and it's like
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Oct 8, 2012 7:00am EDT
you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> federal holiday. things looking great on the interstates. hov lanes restricted with the exception of route 50 in maryland. accident eastbound, parkway at sudly manor drive. metro weekend schedule, mart trains >>> 8:30 now on this columbus day. it's monday morning, october 8th, 2012. a day off for kids across the country. we have a big crowd in rockefeller plaza celebrating this beautiful but i have to say a little bit chilly. did we ever find out the temperature in. >> getting better, getting better. >> used to be able to see it on the wall. oh, well. >> i didn't see it. good morning, everyone. i'm savannah guthrie alongside willie geist in for matt and natalie morales here. coming up, if you need to add pieces to your ward
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Oct 6, 2012 5:00am PDT
values behind the impulse to regulate, to expand health care, to expand education, but i want to do it in a different way and here's why my way is better. that's an effective style of argumentation. that's what he showed. it's going to be up to the president if he can rebut it to do so in the next debate. he didn't do it in the first debate. >> we've got a couple more ahead. john harwood, thanks very much. >> you bet. >> let's get a check of this morning's other headlines. chris jennifer anist chris jansing is in the news desk. >>> five terror suspects have lost a yearlong fight to avoid facing charges in the u.s. they arrived today after being extradited from britain. the best known in the group is this radical preacher wanted in this country on charges of trying to set up a terrorist training camp in oregon. >>> there is a verdict in a scandal that rocked the vet can. pope benedict's butler was found guilty today of stealing pope benedict's secret documents and leaking them to a joushlist. the documents detail infighting and other problems in the catholic church. paolo gabrielle has bee
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Oct 4, 2012 2:05am EDT
. growing up in northern new jersey, it was a place that i could go and you know get education as well as learn how to play basketball. so ever since 1992, i have been a strong supporter of the boys and girls club. i was the first guy to donate $1 million so they can get computers in the boys and girls club and we have been doing a lot of things. >> what kind of impact has he had on you? >> huge. >> really? >> but what has he meant to you, do you think? >> the boys band girls club has meant so much to me academic-wise it has helped me get through a failing high school and i'm proud to be a high school graduate and i'm starting college. >> go girl. >> i am so excited. >> awesome. >> darius? >> when it comes to the boys and girls club, we have an emphasis on leadership and character building and having great alumni role models like shaq here makes it easy for us to encourage kids to come in and do our boys and girls clubs program. >> trey? >> it has been a lot, now i'm national ambassador of the year, spokesperson for everybody, to be that role model, the boys and girls club taught me to do
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Oct 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
of fire," everybody has at some point had a horn. i thought it would be found educate country music fans not realize horns have been around. >> jerrod you have toured with miranda lambert. >> miranda, a blast. we spent six months on the road with her. my buddy chris young. the year before -- >> what's she like? >> it answer as lot of questions. after hanging out with her for six years and blake shelton, they are a match made in heaven. and just a blast. you know when you see miranda, she's a tough girl. she's her own security. but behind at all the guns, knives and use worcuss words th sweet person. >> you learned what to do on stage in. >> you learn certain fundamentals and blake definitely isn't scared to crack up. >> he likes to have fun. congratulations. congratulations. continued success. jerrod neimann. >> thank you. >> his new album is called "free the music" and goes on sale tomorrow. michael urie has a new sitcom. celebrate as life long friendship tested by marriage. michael is in a good mood. i like it. he'll tell us about "partners" when cbs "this morning" continues. we'l
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Oct 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
franchise debuted 50 years ago today and punked by a skunk. this educational moment also turned into a lesson the audience would never forget. take a look. >> how a skunk can spray. hit you in the eyes at 12 feet. >> wow. >> aim for the exits. >> gotcha. this time it was a prank, but you should never point a loaded skunk at a crowd. that's for sure. 8:05. let's go back outside. >> i don't know how to trust what's real. >> like instant replay in slow mo now mr. roker with a check of the weather. >> there's an old adage about a skunk. with are you fine ladies from? >> maryland. >> having a good time? >> yes. >> are you on a long weekend here? >> no. >> a field trip. >> yeah. >> that's fantastic. so you're not cutting school. >> all right good, good. let's see what we've got for you. our pick city of the let's see what we have for you. the pick city for the day is las vegas, new mexico, new mexico, nevada. 90 degrees. as we show you the satellite radar, more rain than sun in florida. they cannot get a break. look at this, 42 degrees. 46 degrees up in minneapolis. we expect 69 in be
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Oct 2, 2012 9:00am EDT
that out sooner. in fact, by thinking about where you want your education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. here's a better idea. pillsbury grands! flaky layers biscuits in just 15 minutes the light delicate layers add a layer of warmth to your next dinner. pillsbury grands biscuits let the making begin. you...you think these disguises will... no. [ male announcer ] salty. sweet. and impossible to resist. [ male announcer ] salty. sweet. stop by walmart this saturday. wireless. take a one-minute demo of our new lg optimus zip. for every demo we'll donate one dollar to make-a-wish. up to one million dollars. visit one-minute-one-million-dot-com to find a participating walmart near you. yeah, i might have ears like a rabbit... but i want to eat meat! [ male announcer ] iams knows dogs love meat. ...but most dry foods add plant protein, like gluten iams never adds gluten. iams adds 50% more animal protein, [ dog 2 ] look at me! i'm a lean, mean flying machine [ dog 1 ] i am too! woo hoo! [ mal
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Oct 7, 2012 8:00am EDT
colleges nationwide are working to boost education requirements for athletes. >> i think he tweeted out what a lot of guys are thinking, which is we're here to play football. we're here to play basketball. this is merely a stepping ground of getting to the next level. >> reporter: the next level and dream of going pro, just like in the movies. >> show me the money! >> reporter: but in reality the majority of college athletes don't make it that far. according to the ncaa's own statistics, less than 2% of college athletes will play professional football, making an education that much more important. >> the average nfl player plays less than five years, so even if you do play in the nfl, you want to have a life afterwards. >> reporter: jones, the freshman, has yet this season to make it from the practice field to playing in a game. meanwhile, the university issued a statement reminding student athletes to remember not to post anything that could embarrass themselves, their team, teammates, the university, their family, or other groups, organizations or people hoping to put the focus ba
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Oct 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
republican challenger, 37-year-old sean belot, is an ivy league educated marine. >> i have a decade in business. >> reporter: in a debate sunday, belot argued kennedy isn't ready and is coasting on the family coast tails. >> i don't think any other district in the country people would consider you qualified for this office. >> i've got a sizeable record of public service. >> reporter: joe, who introduced a tribute to ted kennedy at the democratic convention. >> for my uncle kennedy, politics was always about people. >> reporter: he says he knows his name comes with benefits. >> it's certainly an advantage, i'm very proud of my family's history of public service. >> reporter: spanning six decades of fabled and at times flawed history. jfk went to congress in 1947, before the camelot days of the white house. bobby and ted served in the senate. their sons, joe and patrick, in the house. and now it's joe's son who is on the ballot. and getting a boost from his grandmother, ethel. >> she has been out on a number of campaign stops for me, which is always amazing for me. because not only -- s
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Oct 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
spend on their children, not towards education, but in general is an investment in their children. but this is something i hear from moms all the time, which scares me. they say, oh, that's okay, i'll tap home equity to pay for college, it's okay, i'll cut down how much i'm putting away for retirement. i've been saying this for years, like you're on an airplane and they say put your oxygen mask on yourself first and then your chi. if you don't take care of yourself, you end up being a burden on your kids. the best gift to give them is maintain and secure your retirement and savings, and then you can take care of them. >> good suggestions, start using coupons, eating out less. >> hand-me-downs, and finding free activities and events now online and message boards. so many different ways to find free things to do as a family. and half of the moms said they actually enjoy that. they enjoy all this coupon clipping and stuff. it's money that can be put to something else. >> it's the art of the deal. getting out there. >> yeah. >> thanks so much. >> thank you. >>> coming up next, al's bo
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Oct 8, 2012 9:00am EDT
. weight watchers online. finally, losing weight clicks. >> this morning on "education nation today" an innovative day care program. the first two years of a baby's life offer a short and invaluable opportunity to stimulate learning skills. "today" contributing correspondent jigier checked out one approach that focusses on the early important learning years. >> a level playing field is what single mom wendy moreno wants for her two boys who were attending what she called an inadequate day care. >> if they didn't want to color or do nothing, they would make them watch tv. >> they pretty much waived tv all day long. >> watched tv all day long. >> many children spend a lot of time without having anyone talk to them, without being picked up. >> reporter: psychologist diana rouners is looking to change this dangerous pattern and starting early within the first 1,000 days of a child's life. >> we do need high quality early education setting, not just so moms can go to work but more importantly so these children can develop the language skills, the behavior skills, the social skills that will
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Oct 6, 2012 7:00am EDT
going. but if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> good saturday morning. i'm chuck bell. we're off to a partly cloudy to mostly cloudy start here in the nation's capital and there will be a chance for a few quick little sprinkles today. nothing major. current temperatures are mild. upper 50s to low and mid 60s around much of the metro area. you can see on storm 4 radar a couple light rain showers now just to the west of hagerstown and it'll be a scattering of very light rain showers off and on through the late morning and afternoon today. so becoming mostly cloudy. scattered showers today. it'll be nice and mild. temperatures mid to upper 70s. tomorrow practically cold with highs barely into the low and mid 50s at best. richard, back to you. >> thanks. we've go
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Oct 4, 2012 7:00am PDT
education, you can now earn even more cash for your school with two box tops on brands like old el paso, go-gurt, and green giant. look for specially marked packages in stores now! to earn box tops for education, with eboxtops™. shop at safeway through january 17th, buy five qualifying products and get 20 bonus eboxtops™ that you can redeem online. earn more and learn more at two ways to earn dot com. >>> back now at 8:38. and this morning on the new normal, reshaping the american family. as we see on nbc's new comedy "the new normal," there are different options when it comes to having children. good morning, good to see you. >> good morning, savannah. one of those choices is surrogacy. couples are looking in unlikely places. >> look, daddy, a snow angel. >> reporter: explaining the miracle of life to their 4-year-old twins can be a little tricky. >> what do you tell them about how they came into the world? >> we've always said that there's a lovely lady who carried you in her belly. because of her, you are with us. >> reporter: that lovely lady was a surrogate. after being togethe
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Oct 5, 2012 7:00am PDT
punked by a skunk. this educational moment almost turned into a lesson the audience would never forget. take a look. >> now, a skunk can spray, hit you in the eyes at 12 feet. four meters. >> ah! >> got-ya! this time it was a prank but you should never point a loaded skunk at a crowd, that's for sure. it's 8:05 right now >> i don't know what to trust is real anymore. >> i know. i like the instant replay, let's see everything in slow mo. >> everything in slow motion. >> now to al roker with a check of the weather. >> there's an old adage about a skunk. where are you young ladies from? >> maryland. >> having a good time? >> yes. >> what are you on a long weekend here? >> no. >> a field trip. fantastic. so you're not cutting school? >> right. >> good. good. let's see what we've got for you. our pick city today just happens to be las vegas new mexi mexico -- new mexico. good. nevada. i just moved the city. sunny, hot, 90 degrees. as we show you the satellite radar, more rain for southern florida. they cannot get a break. we're looking at a cold front bringing a change in temperatures to th
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Oct 4, 2012 4:30am EDT
been disciplined. friendship children's center reported the incident to district education officials who launched an investigation. >>> d.c. police need your help finding a guy who robbed the payless shoe store. he walked into that store last thursday afternoon. he gave the employee a note and then pulled out his gun. the worker quickly started handing over money from the register. d.c. police offering a $10,000 reward for information on the gunman that leads to an arrest and conviction. >>> defenders for the colorado theater shooting suspect say prosecutors have twice violated gag orders on the case. defenders for james holmes say an updated mug shot was improperly leaked to the media late last night. they also mailed details of a notebook were also leaked. his defense team says government prosecutors deliberately leaked both of these items to the media. the judge presiding over the trial will hold a hearing about the possible leaks on october 11th. >>> a new york federal judge ruled the iran, taliban and al qaeda must pay $6 billion for their roles in the september 11 attacks. the
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Oct 5, 2012 4:00am PDT
during the debate on tax cuts, education and outsourcing as misleading to the middle class, and the president had this to say about his opponent's plan for reducing the deficit. >> i just want to make sure i got this straight. he'll get rid of regulations on wall street but he's going to crack down on sesame street. thank goodness somebody's finally cracking down on big bird. who knew that he was responsible for all these deficits. elmo's got to watch out. >> and vice president joe biden was campaigning in iowa saying that mitt romney flip-flopped on his own tax cut plan that was the centerpiece of the gop campaign and biden challenged the republicans on the tax issue. >> you know the phrase he always uses, obama and biden want to raise taxes by a trillion dollars. guess what, yes, we do, in one regard, we want to let that trillion dollar tax cut expire so the middle class doesn't have to bear the burden of all that money going to the super wealthy. that's not a tax raise, that's called fairness where i come from. >> all right. so how will today's monthly jobs report impact the cand
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Oct 8, 2012 5:00am EDT
going. but if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. when president obama couldn't. first, my energy independence policy means more than three million new jobs. many of them in manufacturing. my tax reform plan to lower rates for the middle class and for small business creates seven million more. and expanding trade, cracking down on china, and improving job training takes us to over 12 million new jobs. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. >>> kate middleton is facing one of her busiest weeks ahead as she prepares for more that happen a ha-- than a half dozen appearances. the royal couple has essentially been in hiding since she and prince william returned from the diamond jubilee tour in asia last month. it's their first public foray since topless pictures o
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Oct 8, 2012 4:30am EDT
education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> some parts of the country are starting to feel some relief at the pump. aaa reports the average is $3.87 in the district. in maryland, it's $3.70. in virginia, it's $3.60. in west virginia, we're looking at about $3.89 for an average. the national average today is $3.81. california has the highest average right now, $4.61 a gallon for regular unleaded. >>> during tough times, families tend to cut back on expenses. that is not the case, though, when it comes to your cell phone bill. a new federal study found spending for cell phone service actually went up more than 4% last year. researchers say it's pretty odd that people are spending more on their phone bill while cutting back on every other household expense. people say it's because phones have gone fro
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Oct 6, 2012 6:00am EDT
month. if approved question four would significantly reduce the cost of higher education for undocumented immigrants. they'd be eligible to pay in state or in county tuition at maryland colleges. 23-year-old ricardo campos is from el salvador but came to the u.s. when he was 11. he dreams of being an oncologist but says he can't afford medical school without the referendum. >> i'm a cancer survivor and my life was saved at john hopkins by a doctor who is an immigrant. i just want to keep saving lives the same way my life was saved once. i think it is really important to allow me and allow these kids to fulfill our dreams. >> critics say maryland's dream act would cost taxpayers too much to subsidize higher learning for undocumented immigrants. >>> some d.c. bars will be staying open until 4:00 in the morning for the columbus day holiday weekend. it's part of a new plan to generate millions of extra dollars in revenue from alcohol sales for the city. but not everyone thinks it's a good idea. erika gonzalez explains why. >> reporter: this columbus day weekend will be the first
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Oct 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
came to pick him up. the boy was not hurt. district education officials launched an investigation. >>> facebook for a fee. the social network revealing a new charge to get your posts noticed. jackie has that story this morning. >> facebook has long said that it's free and it always will be. but that's unless you want more of your friends to see what you have to say. the social media giant is rolling out a feature to let users pay to promote their posts, just like the advertisers do. the service has been tested in new zealand and gradually introduced in 20 other countries. facebook saying that promoting a post like announcing a garage sale or engagement will bump it up higher in your friends' news feed. facebook hasn't set a definitive price for promoting a post, but some say that you could see prices of $7 per update. aaron, back over to you. >> thank you. >>> one of the world's largest tech companies could be coming to the district. microsoft is one of three companies chosen by mayor vincent gray to develop a technology center on the campus of st. elizabeth's hospital. a french l
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Oct 8, 2012 6:00am EDT
away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> time is 6:10. when is the last time you sent an old fashioned greeting card? hallmark is closing one of its greeting card plants in texas. doing so reduces production by a third and cuts about 300,000 jobs. more and more people are using social media to contact people for those big events. there's so many of those different sites where you can send invitations out for free. >> i'm on board with that. when it comes to a birthday or holiday, i want to open a card. >> something to be said about that, old fashioned card. >> i like that. >> let's get a check on the weather with veronica johnson. >> same here. it's kind of like it's part of the present, right? >>> we've got something to greet you this morning, and that is some mighty cold
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Oct 6, 2012 9:00am EDT
undocumented immigrants afford higher education. news 4's derrick ward is live at langley park where the rally is going to begin and has more on today's none administration. >> reporter: good morning. i'm going to borrow from the words of john lennon. you may see they are dreamers but they are not the only one. a thousand people plan to take part in a march today in the name of justice, dignity, and access to higher education. the maryland dream act provides in state tuition rates to maryland's immigrant children regardless of their immigration status provided they've been living in maryland for three years, attending high school in the state, paying taxes, and applying to a college registered for selective service, and also are planning to seek full citizenship. marches like this have been going on all over for the past several months but they feel it is important now to get the word out. there are 14 questions on the ballot here in prince george's county alone so a lot of people are vying for attention for the cause. they think this will definitely help. with me now is gustavo andretti the o
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Oct 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
applying for a department of education's race to the top grant. that's according to "the washington post." the grant is worth up to $40 million. county officials say the funds would be spent on schools where more than 40% of the students receive free or reduced lunches. the winners will be announced before the new year. >>> police have yet to say if foul play may be involved in the disappearance of a fairfax county teenager. for a second day, police officers along with a helicopter crew searched face park off picket road for any sign of brian glenn. the 16-year-old was last seen'droing off his younger brother at w.t. woodson school. shortly after, he was seen at du dunkin donuts. police are also going through glenn's cell phone or computer for any hints about where the teenager might be. >>> an apology from american airlines. how many flights are grounded as the company tries to make sure no more seats come loose in the air. >>> we can rule out big foot on mars. nasa says this picture from the red planet is actually a treadmark left by curiosity. the rover took that photo on its way
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Oct 4, 2012 5:00am EDT
own airplane and house, but not to your own facts. i' not going to cut education funding. >> a night of testy exchanges and harsh criticism as mitt romney and president obama try to show why they should win in november. good morning, everybody. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. welcome to news4 today for this thursday. we're going to take a look outside at 5:00 a.m. 43 degrees. the humidity that came through the region made it feel like summer. >> 73. >> what did i say? >> 43. >> no, i'm sorry. 73, that's a big difference. >> it is going to be that cold by monday, though. >> what? >> indeed. it's going to be 30 degrees colder in the mornings by monday. big change on the way between now and then. ahead of another weak front coming our way. we have some passing light showers now moving out of the carolinas into virginia, the district, and maryland, parts of east and west virginia advancing north and east. a closer view of our storm 4 team radar. the wipers are running on 95 now between the beltway down to fredericksburg, getting some more moderate showers there in the dark gree
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Oct 5, 2012 5:00am EDT
of education's race to the top grant. that's according to "the washington post." the grant is worth $40 million. the funds would be spent upon schools where more than 40% of the students receive free or reduced lunches. the race to the top deadline is at the end of the month. the winners will be announced at the end of the year. >>> 5:36 is the time. making themselves at home. the animal invasion that has people in one virginia community asking for help this morning. "and what's your name?" "oh, it's flo." "and what do you do?" "oh, i sell insurance like no one else." "oh, that's nice." "thank you." now, that's progressive. call or click today. >>> the d.c. action for children's luncheon to celebrate and announce its new interactive e-data book, which allows people to get information on fighting child poverty. it's amazing because the map's online. you can scroll over the wards and the schools and show exactly where children are in need and the graduation rates. it's very helpful in the fight against child poverty. 30% of children living in the city are living in poverty, and 1 in 4
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Oct 1, 2012 8:00pm EDT
thing we can do to improve education in this country? >> i have served over 15 years on different school boards. it plans to stand the importance of education. it works best on the local level, works best when you have board members and parents involved, a community in fall, and many have at decatur's involved. when of the mistakes that has been made at that federal level is the passage of the no child left behind act. it started out with good intentions, but if has not accomplished what it should have. it has taken educators at of the classroom, and we need to keep educators in the classroom if they are going to address the needs of students. important thing is to make sure these kids arrive in kindergarten ready to learn. if they are behind, they will never catch up. i will not win a nobel prize for making that discovery. the rhetoric of senator fischer and her proposals to not add up. her budget proposal will result in deep cuts both your early childhood education and head start. it is a fact. i am not exaggerating. it is not just the grover norquist pledge root i know o-- is n
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Oct 4, 2012 6:00am PDT
replace it. they also talked about their plans for education. the president says romney's plan would take funding away from education to pay for tax cuts for the rich. >> and to pay for it, we're having to initiate significant cuts and federal support for education. that makes a difference. >> i don't want to cut our commitment to education. i want to make it more effective and efficient. and by the way, i've had that experience. i don't just talk about it, i've been there. massachusetts schools are ranked number one in the nation. >> the consensus is round one goes to romney. these two candidates will face off in round two. they'll meet again on october 16th, but first we have the vice presidential debates being held one week from today. >>> perhaps the harshest performance criticism of the night is being aimed at debate moderator jim lehrer who struggled to wrangle in the candidates. >> now, the last point i'd make before -- >> two minutes is up, sir. >> i think i had five seconds before you interrupted me was -- >> the former pbs newsman even got stung by romney after a question about
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Oct 5, 2012 6:00am PDT
for education, you can now earn even more cash for your school with two box tops on brands like old el paso, go-gurt, and green giant. look for specially marked packages in stores now! to earn box tops for education, with eboxtops™. shop at safeway through january 17th, buy five qualifying products and get 20 bonus eboxtops™ that you can redeem online. earn more and learn more at two ways to earn dot com. >>> new this morning, the monthly jobs report is out n september the country added 114,000 jobs. the unemployment rate 7.8%. it's the first time the unemployment rate has dipped below 8% in four years. we'll have more on the the numbers and the impact on the election coming up at 6:30 in a live report. >>> the time is 6:14. here's a look at some of our top local headlines. a man bitten by a bat in contra costa county has died of rabies over in switzerland. the cdc says the man was bitten in the east bay back in march but didn't go to the hospital until early july in dubai where he was working abroad. 50 people who may have come in contact with him may have now been exposed. aut
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Oct 3, 2012 6:00am PDT
series. that story coming up. [ boy ] with box tops for education, you can now earn even more cash for your school with two box tops on brands like old el paso, go-gurt, and green giant. look for specially marked packages in stores now! to earn box tops for education, with eboxtops™. shop at safeway through january 17th, buy five qualifying products and get 20 bonus eboxtops™ that you can redeem online. earn more and learn more at two ways to earn dot com. >>> welcome back. a quick check of today's top stories. firefighters still trying to figure out exactly what caused the fire that just gutted a home in berkeley. it burned for several hours. the five people inside fortunately were able to get out safely including one woman in a wheelchair who had to be rescued by police. >>> a new federal report puts oakland's police department in the spotlight. the report says officers may be shooting at suspects even when there's not an immediate threat. the head of the officers union responded saying oakland police face more danger than officers in most other cities. >>> you probably noticed t
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Oct 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
. legislation like -- to recognize military training, education and experience. the american legion is now working with groups such as american national standards institute, the solutions of information design, to advise u.s. army training and doctrine on credentialing to evaluate the programs being provided by these men and women still wear the uniform. we all need to recognize the top quality education and training, men and women of the united states armed forces receive when they are serving our country. we are working with the united states chamber of commerce, military.com, and recruit military llc, from big cities to small towns, from convention centers to american legion posts. if you're not into one of these events, i strongly encourage you to do so. there he will see firsthand the quality of these returning servicemen and women, employers who understand their value, and legionnaires who are dedicated to improving their lives. the men and women who fought for this country should have to fight for a job when they return home. veterans, their families and american legion will kee
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Oct 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
then educate the electorate about how the elected representative is sideways with the public opinion and the people. so you take that crossroads add, we're running it in all the states talk about the president has had this tennis program. testing this thing was wildly unpopular, and all the ads is hold the president or another elected official to account for what they did. it can't change public opinion about the stimulus legislation that we can identify places where an elected representative went sideways and let people know about. i don't know that i agree with the question that is necessary to bed. i think it brings to light a lot of things. >> i think on the accountability product, i think there should be full disclosure. i think if you allow that to float to the candidates it would allow challenges, other funding candidates and if you which is just wave a wand, if you're to get rid of limits and allow people to eventually contribute as much as they want as long as it's disclosed to the press and opponents convinced they can decide whether not that is having an influence
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Oct 1, 2012 5:00am PDT
. the goal is to ensure parents are educated on the purpose of vaccines so they can make fully informed decisions on whether to opt out. that new law takes effect in january of 2014. >>> the time is 5:20. coming up, you might want to grab those reusable bags. the plastic bag ban is expanding in another city today. >>> plus former governor arnold schwarzenegger releases his tell-all autobiography today. what it says about the breakup of his marriage. here you go little man. [ humming ] [ babbling ] the cheerios bandit got you again? [ both laugh ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios >>> happy monday, everybody. sorry to report, sharks fans, after three days of talks between the openers and the players, no real movement in that nhl lockout but apparently talks will resume sometime this week so keep your fingers crossed. we'll keep you posted. it's 5:23. >>> san francisco's plastic bag ban is expanding today. in 2007 that's when san francisco passed a law prohibiting grocery stores and chain pharmacies from using those plastic bags.
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Sep 30, 2012 6:00am EDT
also for our viewers, the government contractors in general? >> probably two things. one is education, knowing what's possible. it's been so long that information sharing was difficult that some people don't realize what is possible today, so that's a burden on all of us, government and industry combined, to do that. and of course, there's always the issue of accreditation. these solutions, in order to be used operationally, have to go through an accreditation process and that's always longer than you want it to be. now, they have made some great strides. the unified cross-domain management office has shortened that cycle greatly with their baseline list, so, progress is being made, but it's still longer than most of our customers want. they want it to happen in 30 days if they can. >> and you have a lot of products now on the gsa schedule. that has sped things up as well. >> right. that speeds up the ability for government to procure it easily and move out with the project. >> and also the track record that you have. i would think that you've had a lot of proven technologies that hop
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Oct 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
the stage today without my comprehensive school education. [applause] so britain gave me -- so britain gave me, my family a great gift to my parents never have come to a safe secure childhood. and you know my parents didn't talk much about their early life. it was too painful. it hurts too much. the pain of those they lost, the guilt. but i believe that their experience that they brought up with david and myself differently as a result because having several assaults, date instilled our duty to ease the struggles of others. and this came not just from my parents experience, it came from the fabric of our childhood. there were toys and games. i was actually it dallas fan, believe it or not. [applause] so of course there was a normal thing, but every of bringing a special and mine was special because of the place of politics within it. when i was 12 years old, another south african friend of my parents. her name was ruth brooks. full of life, full of laughter. and i remember a few months later coming down for breakfast, see my mom in tears because she had been murdered in the south afric
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Oct 5, 2012 10:30pm EDT
education. or clean energy. or research. and technology. we can't afford to roll back regulations on wall street banks or oil companies or insurance companies. that is not a jobs plan. it's not a plan to grow our economy. it's sure not a plan to strengthen our middle class. we have been there. we have tried that. we're not going back. we are moving forward. we've got a different view about how we create jobs and prosperity in this country. [applause] this country doesn't just succeed when just a few are doing well at the top. succeed is when the middle lass gets bigger. our economy doesn't grow from the top down. it grows from the middle out. we don't -- we don't believe that anybody's entitled to success in this country. but we do believe in opportunity. we believe in a country where hard work pays off. and responsibility is rewarded. and everybody's getting a fair shot. and everybody's doing their fair share. and everybody's playing by the same rules. that's the country we believe in. that's what we've been fighting for for the last four years. that's what we are going to put in place i
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Oct 4, 2012 11:00pm EDT
especially working with education and the dropout rates, voting is very important but it's not everything and for a lot of people they don't think it's the right avenue for them right now. there's a lot of outreach that can be done. >> the that is a big format. you just made such a great point about how a lot of people don't vote because they think one vote every four years. they are not going to lose by one vote but that is true but when you vote regularly it make it into the minds of people who think about running for office. even before they get elected so they become accountable on a national level. at the local level the way you get elected as you go to the board of elections and have them print out a list of registered voters and from this list view look how many times you have voted in which election and it also has your age and your gender and the software -- we had in our data a column that showed whether the people had elected were cat owners. take that list and you go down the street and if you're in a real hurry you go to the people who vote all the time. if you're trying to b
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Oct 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
for education, you can now earn even more cash for your school with two box tops on brands like old el paso, go-gurt, and green giant. look for specially marked packages in stores now! to earn box tops for education, with eboxtops™. shop at safeway through january 17th, buy five qualifying products and get 20 bonus eboxtops™ that you can redeem online. earn more and learn more at two ways to earn dot com. >>> welcome back, everybody. 6:12 right now. if you're looking for a little something to do this weekend, a lot of action around the san francisco pay area. the world's best sailors back to round two of the america's cup world series. >> thousands are expected to flock to the marina green was practice races get under way later today. bob redell is live in san francisco this morning with more. a big preview, bob. >> reporter: yeah, good morning to you, laura and jon. we're here in the digital boat house of the america's cup village which is just on the other side of marina green between marina green and crissy field. this is where the central area will be for spectators this wee
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